Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1) Aims & Objectives of the Organization:
The aim & objectives of this organization is to aware the General Public regarding various schemes of the Government as well as to inform the Government about the reaction of the Public.
2) Mission/ Vision:
To create faith among the General Public in favor of the Government.
3) Brief History & Background of its Establishment:
This organization was established by the Government to work as a spokesman of the Government under Home department and named as Home (PR) Department. Later the Government has bifurcated it from Home Department to work independently and named the establishment as information & Public Relations Department.
4) Duties to be Performed to achieve the Mission:
a) During the Tour of the DIPROs & SDIPROs, they conducted Group Talks, sell Utkal prasang and Odisha Review.
b) At headquarter they release the news items, attend the developmental activities review meetings to make news, success stories etc.
5) Details of Services rendered:
a) Organization of Film Shows (Documentary & Full length) in rural areas as requested by villagers for their entertainment etc. during festivals.
b) Provides reading facility of Books, News papers & Magazines to the public.
c) Publicity on various matters are being made for information of general public.
d) Celebrating National days as well as Birth/ Death days of national figures.
e) Releasing news items.
f) Submitting press clippings to the Collector.
g) Arranging Public Address system equipments in high level public meetings of state dignitaries.
6) Citizens Interaction:
As and when required.
7) Postal address of the main Office/ Attached, Sub-ordinate Office/ Field Units etc.:
a) I&PR Department, Odisha, Loksampark Bhawan, Unit-V, Bhubaneswar-751001
b) Deputy Director (I&PR), Southern Division, Berhampur, Dist- Ganjam (Odisha)
c) District I&PR Office, Phulbani-762001
d) Sub-divisional I&PR Office, Baliguda-762103
e) Sub-divisional I&PR Office, G. Udayagiri-762100
8) Map of Office Location:
The district I&PR Office, Phulbani is situated on the heart of the city, Where almost all important offices are functioning. Its front side is the N.A.C. Road, the Tahasil office is on the back side, proposed Kalyan mandap site is on the right side and the Cement godown of the Block Office is on the left.
9) Working Hours both for office & Public:
Normally the working hours of the office meant for public is 7.00 A.M. to 8.00 P.M. But it may work for public for 24 hours of a day in a compelling situation.